LIVE – Premier League, at the half: Liverpool, Sunderland, Leicester lead


We have ourselves a slow burner from the 10 a.m. games on Saturday but just before the break a flurry of goals has the five games set up perfectly in the Premier League.


Here’s an update on every game, and just hit the link above to watch all the action from the second half.

Hull City 0-0 Crystal Palace

Not much happening at the KC as Jedinak went close with a free kick and Jelavic headed just over. Slow burner.

Leicester City 2-1 Burnley

The Foxes went ahead thanks to Jeffrey Schlupp’s opener but Burnley equalized just before half time with their first goal in almost 11 hours of play, Michael Kightly prodded that home. However, just 93 seconds later Leicester were back in front as Riyad Mahrez headed home his first PL goal.

Liverpool 1-0 West Brom

Adam Lallana produced a wonderful bit of skill right on half time to break the deadlock. The England winger cut in from the left with an audacious bit of skill, played a lovely one-two with Jordan Henderson and drilled home a low shot for his first Liverpool goal. Reds ahead.

Sunderland 2-1 Stoke City

Exciting clash at the Stadium of Light as Sunderland went ahead through Conor Wickham but Charlie Adam equalized. Steven Fletcher headed home before the break to make it 2-1 at the Black Cats lead at the interval.

Swansea City 1-1 Newcastle United

The Swans started brightly and took the lead through Wilfried Bony who slotted home coolly. However, Newacstle rallied and Papiss Cisse scored just before half time to tie the game up.